on my mind this week
Posted on: August 27th 2015
Context vs. Strategy
For years now I’ve called myself a “contextualist”.
I claimed the name far before doing the work I do now.
What I learned for myself early on was this: Context matters.
Without context and the understanding of why, why wouldn’t a million other things get in the way of me making change and moving forward? And why would I ever venture to make dietary alterations or stick to them?
You likely can relate. . . The strategy for upgrading your diet and supporting your health may have been laid out before you by numerous books, articles, even health care practitioners. You know something’s gotta shift.
Yet you’re stalled. There’s something that prevents you from taking action. This happens time and time again. The evasion itself has become exhausting!
And I’d like to propose why. . .
Sugar and Inflammation
I love when my work flows together. . . when this teaching leads to that concept and all of a sudden another piece of the health puzzle comes into crisp focus. continue reading
Water with Meals. . . Good or Bad?
I had always assumed that my distaste for drinking and eating at the same time came from an instinct that the two were misaligned. And while this may be true for my digestive system, it holds no credence. . . . continue reading
What’s a Healthy Bowel Movement?
Am I really going to talk about poop? Indeed I am. I know it’s not a pleasant topic. Yet it’s an issue that comes up a lot in my practice. continue reading
Recently I turned that geeky part of my thinking-brain to coffee. Just what are you brewing inside your body when you drink that daily cup of coffee? continue reading